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Penalty for Dangerous Driving Occasioning GBH – Under the Influence | Section 52A(3)(a) Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “dangerous driving occasioning gbh – under the influence.”

According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:

Local Court:

Section 52A(3)(a) dangerous driving occasioning GBH – under the influence

  • Suspended sentence (no longer available): 35.7%
  • Prison: 28.6%
  • ICO: 21.4%
  • Community Service Order (now community correction order): 10.7%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 3.6%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 18.3 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 10.5 months in prison.

District and Supreme Court:

Section 52A(3)(a) dangerous driving occasioning GBH – under the influence

  • Prison: 70.2%
  • Suspended sentence (no longer available): 12.8%
  • ICO: 12.8%
  • Period Detention: 4.3%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 25.1 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 13.3 months in prison.

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